Parks & Recreation
New Online Registration System at www.miRecConnect.com.
We are happy to announce that we have a have a new registration system in place! Our new system will allow for a more user-friendly online, in-person, and over the phone registration experience. You will still register for your classes at www.miRecConnect.com. If this is your first time registering in our new system you will need to create a new user account, log-in and password. If you have any difficulty registering please call our customer service staff at 206-275-7609
Spring & Summer Course Registration
Register online or in person and over the phone at 206-275-7609. You will need your new account login and password (see above) in order to register. Click here to see the 2018 Spring & Summer Recreation Guide.
View or print the Lifelong Recreation publication Looking Ahead.
Play on Mercer
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Playful City Designation 10 Years in a Row!
Across the country, 258 cities and towns, including Mercer Island, earned recognition from national non-profit KaBOOM! as 2017 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to increase play opportunities for children.
This is the tenth year the City's Parks and Recreation Department has received this award, which recognizes ongoing dedication to play and healthy living opportunities. Mercer Island offers diverse options such as: the award-winning Adventure Playground; Movies in the Park; Campouts; and Letterboxing.
City of Mercer Island Announces New Parks and Recreation Director
June 8, 2018 - The City of Mercer Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessi Bon as the new Parks and Recreation Director; she will begin employment on August 1, 2018.
Jessi has over 20 years of experience in municipal government and a strong passion for public service. Over the last ... Read more...
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Juneteenth National Celebration
Sunday, June 24, 2018On Sunday, June 24, in partnership with the City, One Mercer Island will be presenting the community's first Juneteenth Celebration, from 1:00-3:00pm at Mercerdale Park.
Come join us for music, food, fun, and education!
One MI meets to discuss issues of race, equity and access and has formed a... Read more...
Saturday, June 30, 2018Each year, Mercer Island citizens donate hundreds of hours of their time to maintain the community's parks and open spaces: picking up litter, planting trees, cutting down ivy, painting over graffiti, or repairing trails.
Many people are interested in preserving the forested character of the is... Read more...
Saturday, July 14, 2018Summer Celebration 2018 - "Island Vibes"
Surf's Up Mercer Island! Join us in celebration of our summer days in a tropical way at the 28th annual Mercer Island Summer Celebration Festival. Grass skirts, flower shirts, Tiki lights and tropical delights...we're planning a sandtastic weekend of tropica... Read more...
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